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FAQ's Trial Participation

An Introduction to Research  

Choosing to be in a clinical research study is an important personal decision. When thinking about volunteering for a clinical research study, it is important to make a informed decision. It is also often helpful to talk to a physician, family members, or friends about deciding to join a study.


Synonyms Used in Research

The activity known as "research" can be referred to by many names: Clinical Trial, Research study, Clinical Research Study or Trial.

Likewise, individuals volunteering to be in a research study are referred to by many names:  Participant, Study or Research Participant, Subject, Research or Clinical Subject.

Understanding Clinical Trials